CAREER: Ultrasound Technologist Sonographer

Company: Vein Clinics of America
Location (s): Mequon, WI, Brookfield, WI,  and Gurnee, IL

Description

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform patient evaluation and assessment prior to ultrasound examination within scope of practice
  • Perform ultrasound examination of patients and create a diagram demonstrating venous anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology to assist the physician in recommending a safe, effective treatment plan
  • Assist the Physician in educating the patient on the treatment plan and how the treatment plan addresses the patient’s specific needs
  • Assist the Physician or Advanced Practice Provider during Ultrasound Guided Injection treatment sessions with the appropriate directions regarding needle placement and recommendations for volume and strength of the solution to be injected
  • Assist the Physician during endovenous thermal or endovenous adhesive ablation procedures with the appropriate directions regarding catheter placement and withdrawal, and set up for and clean up following ablation procedures
  • Perform all additional scans indicated by the treatment plan at the direction of the Physician to ensure the efficacy of treatment and safety of the patients
  • Within the limits of safety, adhere to the standard time allotments for each type of scan in order to maintain the smooth and efficient flow of patients throughout the course of the scheduled day
  • Working with the operations staff, review and update the ultrasound schedule to ensure safe patient care and to maintain the patient load at an efficient and productive level
  • Maintain equipment and manage the supply inventory to ensure continued and effective operations
  • Clean and maintain designated ultrasound and procedure rooms following each procedure or scan and at the end of the day to ensure smooth patient flow throughout the day
  • Obtain and document patient photos at several intervals throughout the treatment process
  • When not actively engaged with a scheduled patient, assist other staff members with their duties in the spirit of teamwork in order to maintain an effective and efficient operation
  • Maintain flexibility with given schedule, and in the nature of team spirit, provide support and coverage for other clinics in need of ultrasound coverage
  • Build rapport with patients by instilling a high level of confidence in our providers’ ability to fully address their medical concerns
  • Develop efficiencies that will allow clinic to increase patient flow and still provide the highest quality of care to patient

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time without notice.

 

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